Floating Ball Valve Side Entry Split Body – Low Temperature

Floating Ball Valve Side Entry Split Body – Low Temperature

Model no. VFC-VFE

Valves suitable for Gas (LNG, LPG, Condensate and other marketable fractions) processing, dehydration, refrigeration, liquefaction, storage, transportation and distribution, also suitable for chemical and petrochemical refining.

Floating Ball Valve Side Entry Split Body – Low temperature



Floating ball valves have the obturator free from axial constraints and it is supported between two soft seat inserts; under pressure the ball compresses the downstream soft insert to obtain the sealing; these valves are generally recommended for use in clean service with limited sizes and ratings. Erreesse production range offers a wide selection of models and construction suitable for critical services also. VFC model is suitable for low temperature applications where internal body cavity relief by seat design is required.


  • Low Temperature and Low Alloy Carbon Steel
  • Stainless steel, Duplex and Super Duplex
  • Nickel alloys
  • Titanium
  • Bronze



Construction Two or Three piece bolted body
Port Reduced bore, full bore or fully piggable
Stem retention Anti blow-out stem
Leakage rate ISO 5208 rate A soft seated, rate B,C, D metal seated
Antistatic device Included, the ball valve design includes an electric conductive connection between the internal parts of the ball valve and the body, providing the anti-static function.
Pressure relief Not foreseen on valve models VFE
Self-relieving seats on valve model VFC
Sealing Bi-directional
Metal seated with Tungsten or Chrome Carbide coatings
Elastomers FKM, HNBR, EPDM O-Rings, special elastomers upon request
PTFE Lis seal standard construction
Drain Not foreseen for this valve model
Vent Not foreseen for this valve model
Stem grease injectors Not foreseen for this valve model
Lifting points Not foreseen for this valve model
Support feet Not foreseen for this valve model
Stem extension Not foreseen for this valve model
Valve operation Lever, Gear box or Actuator with position indicator and locking device
Material testing Pressure containing & controlling parts to EN10204 3.1
Materials in Sour Service according to NACEMR0175, MR0103, ISO 15156
Non-destructive testing (NDT) to API 6D, ASMEB16.34
Valve testing Hydrostatic & pneumatic testing to API 6D, ASME B16.34, ISO 5208 (other upon request)

Design API 6D, ASME B16.34, ISO 14313, ISO 17292
Design pressure ASME B16.34, EN 1092-1, ISO 17292
Body wall thickness ASME B16.34, ASME VIII Div. I, ISO 17292
Face to Face API 6D, ASME B16.10 Long pattern
Temperature range -50° to 200°C (-58° to 392°F)
Pressures range PN20 (ANSI 150) to PN420 (ANSI 2500)
Size range DN15 (1/2") to DN150 (6")
End connections ASME B16.5 Flanged RF,FF,RTJ
ASME B16.25 Butt-Weld BW
ASME B16.11 Socket-Weld SW
ASME B36.10 Plain-End PE
ASME B1.20.1 Threaded NPT (F/M)


Safety Integrity Level SIL 3
Fire Safe API 607, API 6FA, BS 6755, ISO 10497-5
Area Classification ATEX 94/9/EC
Pressure Equipment Directive PED 97/23/EC
Fugitive Emission ISO 15848/1
Construction API 6D